19 November 2013
Kering (formerly PPR) is stepping up investment in its luxury portfolio by entering into a joint venture with Tomas Maier to develop the US-based brand.
8 November 2013
Sales of children's wear in the UK have grown by an estimated 16.9% over the past five years, boosted by demand for more fashionable designer clothing, according to new research.
4 November 2013
Former Balenciaga designer Nicolas Ghesquière has been named the new artistic director of women's collections at Louis Vuitton - replacing Marc Jacobs who is thought to be preparing his namesake brand for a possible IPO.
31 October 2013
French luxury goods group Kering has said it expects the restructuring and sale of its La Redoute mail order business will have a "significant" impact on jobs.
25 October 2013
French luxury group Kering (formerly PPR) reported a 1.5% decline in third-quarter revenue, weighed down by its performance at Gucci and at its sportswear brand Puma.
22 October 2013
French luxury group Kering (formerly PPR) has refused to be drawn on reports that it is looking to invest at least EUR300m (US$410.2m) into La Redoute to try to find a buyer for the mail order business.
3 September 2013
Although it has been the subject of intense speculation over recent years, Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) tagging has fulfilled many of the predictions made by industry forecasters more than ten years ago, when pilots of wide-scale deployment by retailers began.
26 July 2013
French luxury and sportswear group Kering, owner of the Gucci, Bottega Veneta and Yves Saint Laurent brands, has seen its first-half profit plummet 64% after it was weighed down by a loss on the sale of its entertainment retail chain Fnac.
23 July 2013
French luxury group Kering has set up an advisory group to help advise and advance its sustainability strategy.
3 July 2013
Francesca Bellettini has been named as the new chief executive officer at luxury label Yves Saint Laurent, replacing Paul Deneve who has resigned to take up a new post in another industry.
25 June 2013
New York-based upscale footwear, handbag and accessories retailer Coach Inc has named Stuart Vevers as its new executive creative director.
19 June 2013
French luxury group PPR has officially changed its name to Kering, after its AGM yesterday (18 June).
17 June 2013
Gucci is set to appeal a judgement in its ongoing trademark battle against Guess in Italy.
7 May 2013
Gucci has lost the latest bout in a trademark battle against Guess in Italy.
7 May 2013
Ralph Lauren has confirmed the appointment of former Gucci executive Laura Lendrum to the position of president of the group's US stores division.
29 April 2013
Women's wear retailer Cache has appointed Arnold Cohen to the post of executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
9 April 2013
The online and luxury segments are set to provide a silver lining in what is an otherwise gloomy outlook for Australia's fashion industry, according to research released by IbisWorld.
25 March 2013
French luxury group PPR, which will be renamed Kering in June, has acquired French crocodile skin company France Croco.
22 March 2013
French apparel group PPR is changing its name to Kering as it looks to position itself as a luxury and sportswear business.
6 March 2013
French apparel and luxury group PPR is reportedly considering changing its name to Kering as it looks to focus on its luxury and sportswear businesses.
25 February 2013
PPR's Redcats division has entered an agreement to sell its apparel and homeware brands Ellos and Jotex to Nordic Capital Fund VII for EUR275m (US$365m).
21 February 2013
Italian luxury shoe maker Tod's has appointed former Gucci and Valentino designer Alessandra Facchinetti as the creative designer of its women's collection.
15 February 2013
PPR is confident of continued growth in 2013, after posting a rise in 2012 net profit as strong sales of its luxury brands offset weakness in its sports division.
7 February 2013
PPR has completed the sale of its OneStopPlus US plus sized clothing business to private equity firms Charlesbank Capital Partners and Webster Capital.
15 January 2013
International apparel retailers are looking to strengthen their presence in lower-tier cities in China amid increasing competition, a report by the Li & Fung Research Centre has found.
15 January 2013
French apparel and luxury group PPR has acquired a 51% stake in designer brand Christopher Kane in order to help develop the business.
13 December 2012
French retail group PPR has acquired a EUR10m (US$13.1m) stake in Bigfoot I, the holding company that owns Russian online retailer Lamoda.
6 December 2012
French apparel group PPR has entered into an agreement to sell its US plus size business OneStopPlusGroup to private equity firms Charlesbank Capital and Webster Capital as it works to focus on its luxury and sportswear businesses.
3 December 2012
PPR has confirmed today (3 November) that Alexander Wang will become creative director of its Balenciaga brand.
26 November 2012
Online clothing retailer Asos has invested in second hand designer clothing website Covetique for an undisclosed amount.